Gordon Brothers Partners with Maynards Europe to Sell the Assets of A-Kaiser GmbH

Gordon Brothers, the global advisory, restructuring and investment firm, in partnership with Maynards Europe has purchased the machinery and equipment of German manufacturer A-Kaiser GmbH from the company’s Insolvency Administrator.

Established in 1979, A-Kaiser specialised in the machining of lightweight aluminum components and ultra-lightweight magnesium parts for automotive manufacturers and Tier 1 suppliers of chassis components and electro-mobility.

More than 2,500 assets are available for sale via auction and private treaty. The assets from global brands like Grob, Mori Seiki, Okuma and Brother include multi-axis machining centres, multi-spindle automatic lathes, grinding, washing and associated tooling, inspection test equipment, Kuka and ABB robot automation, and factory furniture and utilities.

For additional information and a detailed asset list, including pictures of the available equipment, please visit: uk-assets.gordonbrothers.com/akaiser

“We are delighted to offer this incredible selection of specialised assets in excellent condition,” said Duncan Ainscough, Managing Director, Commercial & Industrial at Gordon Brothers. “This sale is one of the largest machine tool disposition projects in recent years, and we expect significant global interest.”

“This collaboration marks our second major German automotive disposition with Gordon Brothers following the JD Norman liquidation sale in 2021,” said Daniel Kröger, Managing Director at Maynards Europe. “The firm leverages decades of experience in buying, selling and valuing assets and we are proud to continue our partnership.”

For further sale enquiries or to view the assets by appointment, please contact Duncan Ainscough at [email protected] or Sebastian Geissler at [email protected].

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About Gordon Brothers

Since 1903, Gordon Brothers (www.gordonbrothers.com) has helped lenders, operating executives, advisors and investors move forward through change. The firm brings a powerful combination of expertise and capital to clients, developing customized solutions on an integrated or standalone basis across four service areas: valuations, dispositions, operations and investments. Whether to fuel growth or facilitate strategic consolidation, Gordon Brothers partners with companies in the retail, commercial and industrial sectors to put assets to their highest and best use. Gordon Brothers conducts more than $70 billion worth of dispositions and appraisals annually. Gordon Brothers is headquartered in Boston, with over 30 offices across five continents.

About Maynards

Founded in 1902, Maynards specializes in auctions, liquidation sales and the appraisal of industrial equipment and commercial/retail inventories. With offices throughout the United States, Canada, Germany, UK, China and Japan, we constantly perform asset sales and appraisals around the world in a wide range of industries.

Maynards has the expertise and resources to simultaneously manage machinery sales and plant liquidations in all areas of heavy industry, including automotive manufacturing, plastics, semiconductor, pharma, energy, food, metalworking, pulp & paper, sawmill, mining, printing and woodworking. www.maynards.com